Soft Matter and Nonlinear Physics

Chair Information
Eran Sahron
Holcblat Hall

Lectures for this program:

Lecture Time Speaker Lecture subject
14:15-14:45 (invited) Itai Schlesinger Probing the hydrophobic interaction using high-resolution frequency-modulation AFM
The hydrophobic interaction has been studied extensively over the past few decades with only partial success.
14:45-15:00 Ilya Svetlizky [1] Equation of Motion of Frictional Rupture Fronts
15:00-15:15 Yuval Edri [1,2] Frequency locking in hair cells: Distinguishing between additive and parametric forcing
The auditory system displays remarkable sensitivity and frequency discrimination, attributes shown to rely on an amplifi...
15:15-15:30 Idan Niv Geometric frustration in two dimensional liquid crystals
15:30-15:45 Eli Sloutskin Structural transition in a fluid of spheroids: a low-density vestige of jamming
A thermodynamically equilibrated fluid of hard spheroids is a simple model of liquid matter.